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Ruling party activists hold programme to make PM’s grand rally on Dec 4 success

Ruling party activists hold programme to make PM’s grand rally on Dec 4 success

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Activists of the ruling party held programme in the port city to drum up support to make the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s grand rally at historic Polo Ground maidan here on December 4 success. Mass contact, publicity and wayside meeting were held at Enayet Bazar, Tin Pool, New Market, Kotwali Cinema Palace and DC Hill areas. The programme ended with a brief rally in DC Hill area. Chaired by city unit Jubo League leader Nurul Azam Rony, city unit Awami League leader Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babor inaugurated the programme in the afternoon on Thursday. Addressing on the occasion, Babor said that the grand rally will turn into a sea of people as zeal and enthusiasm has been created among local people over the rally. City unit Jubo League leaders Shibu Proshad Chowdhury, Ratan G...
YUNUS CALLS FOR CREATING A WORLD OF THREE ZEROS

YUNUS CALLS FOR CREATING A WORLD OF THREE ZEROS

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Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus opened the 12th Global Social Business Summit (GSBS) at the conference hall of Lavazza, the largest coffee company in the world, in Turin, Italy. The event is physically participated by about 500 delegates from 45 countries, from 50 social business organizations, universities including 300 social entrepreneurs across five continents with 150 other participants including political and business leaders, public and private sector scholars and institutional representatives. Another 1000 people will be participating remotely through online platforms. The GSBS annually brings in global social business practitioners, advocates, academics, and institutions to one of the two biggest annual gatherings of social businesses. Professor Yunus in his inaugura...
Jail killing was part of a conspiracy to turn Awami League leaderless: Babor

Jail killing was part of a conspiracy to turn Awami League leaderless: Babor

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Foods were distributed among poor and passers-by at Old Rail Station and Kajir Deuri DC Hill areas of the port city, marking the historic Jail Killing Day. The initiative was taken under the directive of Awami League leader Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babor. Addressing on the occasion, Babor said, four national leaders were killed inside the jail. The killing took place to make Bangladesh a failed state and it was a part of a conspiracy to turn the Awami League devoid of leadership. The conspiracy was aimed at crippling the pro-liberation forces so that they cannot raise their heads high. Hence, the incident took place as part of a conspiracy, which was hatched by anti-liberation forces, observed Babor. City unit Swechhasevok League leader Proshanta Chowdhury Jishu, city Jubo League leaders S...
LGRD&C Minister will play a pivotal role in the speedy passing of the TC law amendment draft

LGRD&C Minister will play a pivotal role in the speedy passing of the TC law amendment draft

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Honorable Minister, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD&C) Md. Tajul Islam, MP said that he will play a pivotal role in the speedy passing of the draft Tobacco Control Law finalized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHF&W) with the aim to create a tobacco-free Bangladesh declared by the Honorable Prime Minister. The honorable Minister said this while speaking as the Chief Guest at a discussion meeting organized by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) at the Six Seasons Hotel in the capital on Thursday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m. titled "What should be done to amend the draft tobacco control law as declared by the Prime Minister to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040". He also said that LGDR&C Ministry also working to materialize the...
4 journalists received Pragya’s Tobacco Control Journalism Award 2022

4 journalists received Pragya’s Tobacco Control Journalism Award 2022

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's (MoHFW)'s initiative to strengthen the tobacco control law is a timely one. To reduce the deaths and losses incurred by tobacco, the draft amendment must be finalized and passed at the earliest. Speakers said this today (27 October 2022, Thursday) during the PROGGA Tobacco Control Journalism Award held at the CIRDAP Auditorium of the Capital. Journalists who won the awards received BDT 50,000, a certificate and a crest. The winners of the accolade include Shamimul Haque, Joint Editor, the Daily Manabjamin and Mohammad Al Amin, Senior Staff Correspondent, the Daily Sun (under the Print Media category); Mosabber Hossain, Senior Reporter, the Daily Prothom Alo (under Online Media category); and Anowar Hossain, Staff Reporter, Desh Television (under ...
Training on innovative financial instruments for mobilizing greater investments towards climate action held in Habiganj

Training on innovative financial instruments for mobilizing greater investments towards climate action held in Habiganj

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A high-level training program titled ‘Training on Innovative Financial Instruments for Climate Action was held at The Palace Luxury Resort, Habiganj recently. Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance and the Improved Coordination of International Climate Finance (ICICF) project implemented by GIZ Bangladesh on behalf of the Federal Government of Germany, jointly organized the event. Bangladesh is one of the most climate-vulnerable countries. Despite increasing risks associated with climate change, the country faces a significant financing gap to address the issue. Financial innovation is therefore key to accelerating financial flows to minimize and close the gap. Over the last decade, there has been significant innovation in financial instruments and mechanisms that have ena...
MoA will take initiatives to reduce tobacco cultivation

MoA will take initiatives to reduce tobacco cultivation

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The Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) Md. Sayedul Islam said that initiatives will be taken to reduce tobacco cultivation to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh announced by the Honorable Prime Minister. On 10 October 2022, he expressed this opinion in the speech of the chief guest in the discussion meeting titled 'Role of the Ministry of Agriculture in building a tobacco-free Bangladesh announced by the Honorable Prime Minister' in the meeting room of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Bangladesh Secretariat. Applauding the initiative of the Ministry of Health to amend the current tobacco control law, he also said that for the sake of food security, tobacco cultivation should be discouraged. In this case, farmers should be encouraged to grow alternative crops. In this way, it wil...
ONDC will play a role in the business development of small and medium online entrepreneurs

ONDC will play a role in the business development of small and medium online entrepreneurs

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A discussion session titled 'ONDC (Open Network for Digital Commerce) - New Future of Digital Commerce' was held on Saturday, October 22 from 11 am to 2 pm at BASIS Conference Center. Top officials of the Ministry of Commerce, Bangladesh Bank, SME Foundation, BASIS and other trade organizations participated in the discussion. T Koshi, Chief Executive Officer of ONDC India, the implementing body of India's ONDC, presented ONDC's scope of work, prospects and challenges as the keynote speaker. Meanwhile, T Koshi said, this open network of digital businesses is going to bring a new revolution in e-commerce business. According to T Koshy, ONDC is not a new platform, it is a network or a system through which all the stakeholders in digital commerce communicate with each other through a common p...
Babuland Holds Seminar Discussing the Importance of Children’s Physical, Social and Psychological Development

Babuland Holds Seminar Discussing the Importance of Children’s Physical, Social and Psychological Development

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Babuland recently held a seminar shedding light on the aftermaths of physical and mental stress imposed on children by contemporary urban lifestyles, and the importance of a stress-free childhood in ensuring a positive impact on children. The seminar was held on today, at Babuland’s Badda branch. Babuland, the country’s largest chain of indoor playgrounds serving almost 40,000 children per month, held the seminar to essentially discuss the importance of children’s proper physical, mental and social development in modern times. Children should ideally grow up amidst greeneries and fresh air, but now such a scenario is a rare find among the modern cities filled with skyscrapers. This accounts for a major hindrance to the proper physical, mental and social growth of children. Participants a...
T-20 World Cup 2022: Get Live Score Updates on Rakuten Viber With ‘Cricket Superbot’

T-20 World Cup 2022: Get Live Score Updates on Rakuten Viber With ‘Cricket Superbot’

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Rakuten Viber has just launched a campaign dedicated to T20 World Cup 2022 for the second straight year. This month-long celebration comprising fun games and prizes just got more exciting with the apps much awaited Cricket Superbot. Here fans can play games, enjoy live updates, make match predictions, and so much more. Rakuten Viber has been consistent in supporting the Cricket industry for the past two years. The app is ready to boost Cricket Fiesta and bring excitement to the fans. As part of the campaign, the messaging app launches its much-awaited Cricket Superbot, along with a slate of interactive games. The new Superbot is an automated feature that will be a part of the Cricket Vibes Channel. One particular contest titled “Prediction” will allow fans to guess how the entire gam...